Max Message and Attachment Sizes

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at
Fri Jun 8 22:03:47 IST 2007

On Fri, 8 Jun 2007, Julian Field wrote:

> The maximum message size includes the size of the body of the message plus 
> the Base64-encoded attachments.

Most admins know that a 9.9 MB file gets expanded by 4/3 factor so it will 
not fit into a 10 MB message size limit.

But I keep running into people who are not aware that email results in a 
33% overhead on each (binary) file.


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